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World Energy Focus 2017 (External Content)

World Energy Focus 2017 (External Content)

The World Energy Focus is the official annual publication of the World Energy Council. The 2017 edition features interviews and articles from CEOs, energy ministers and leaders from across the world about the Energy Transition and how is innovation drivin ...
World Energy Trilemma Index 2017 : Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy Systems (External Content)

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017 : Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy Systems (External Content)

The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental sustainability. Balancing these three goals constitutes a ‘trilemma’ and is the basis for prosperity and co ...
The developing role of blockchain (External Content)

The developing role of blockchain (External Content)

roduced in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), this White Paper looks at the potential of Blockchain Technology for the energy sector. Although blockchain is gaining wide-spread acknowledgement and use in the sector, there are still a number o ...
Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union (External Content)

Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union (External Content)

For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term targets and supporting policy measures has resulted in strong growth in renewable energy deployment across the re ...
Bioenergy from Finnish forests: Sustainable, efficient, modern use of wood (External Content)

Bioenergy from Finnish forests: Sustainable, efficient, modern use of wood (External Content)

Wood residues form Finland’s main source of bioenergy. About half of the country’s wood production is used for heat and power, either through district heating systems or through combined heat and power (CHP) plants. The most modern of these plants use flu ...
Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 (External Content)

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 (External Content)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the last decade (2008-2017) in trilingual tables.Renewab ...
Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050 (External Content)

Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050 (External Content)

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in the Paris Agreement, says Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050. The historic 2015 climate accord ...
Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (External Content)

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (External Content)

This joint tracking report provides the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Prepared by the Custodian Agencies for Sustain ...
Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018 (External Content)

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018 (External Content)

The industry created more than 500 000 new jobs globally in 2017, with the total number of people employed in renewables (including large hydropower) surpassing 10 million for the first time. Renewable Energy and Jobs, presents the status of employment, b ...

Adapting Market Design to High Shares of Variable Renewable Energy 2017(External Content)

Liberalised electricity markets require timely adaptation to support higher shares of variable renewable (solar and wind) energy and distributed power generation. This study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presents the latest knowle ...

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